By Arthur Kapetanakis Jermaine and Jarmere Jenkins grew up among eight other siblings as tennis-obsessed kids, watching Venus and Serena Williams on TV. In their professional careers, the brothers have had a much closer vantage point—from about 78 feet across...
By Justin Samples Over the past few years of my life I have realized how tennis has been a gateway into so many of the things I’ve learned and experiences I hold dear. So many of the people I have been...
Dear Stanford Women's Tennis: When deciding on colleges, academics were even more important to me than tennis. My father, a Greek immigrant, and mother instilled in us the value of education along with a love of tennis. My sister, Stacy,...
By Steve Tignor/Tennis.com “What’s wrong with U.S. tennis?” Among pundits and the American public, it’s a question that never goes out of style. I thought it might be different at this year’s Australian Open, a tournament in which 17 U.S. players...
The American contingent in Melbourne—which began with a tournament-high 26 combined men and women main-draw singles competitors—remains strong as the singles events progress to the Round of 16. Five Americans, including four U.S. women, are still in the hunt...
Leslie Allen blazed a trail for today’s stars. Playing college tennis made her WTA Tour victories possible. "Before Venus, Serena, or Naomi - I made tennis history," Leslie Allen said. "With my historic victory at the Avon Championships of Detroit...
Dear Northwestern Tennis: Thank you so much for the best year of tennis I could have ever imagined and for giving me the opportunity to finish my competitive tennis career where it began.  I was 8 years old when I...
In honor of National Girls and Women in Sport Day, the ITA is featuring some of the outstanding women who make up college tennis. Kristina Minor competed for the University of Illinois for four years and was a three-time...
I began playing tennis at the age of four. Growing up in Croatia, a war-torn country in the 90s, I dreamed about playing professionally; I saw it as a vessel to a better life with more opportunity, and the...
By Binghamton Athletics At his lab at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Ga.), noted professor and researcher Adam Marcus '98, PhD, is working vigorously to understand the biology behind cancer - what's happening at the molecular level – in...

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